- Staffers on Capitol Hill are being
warned not to assume they’ve successfully enrolled in Obamacare
just because they completed the process at healthcare.gov and the
website confirmed their enrollment, but to seek confirmation in
- Legislators in New York plan on introducing a bill to
legalize marijuana in the state, where currently even medicinal
marijuana is illegal.
- An appeals court in Florida
ruled students attending the state’s public universities cannot
be prohibited from keeping their guns in cars parked on
- The US government
lobotomized about 2,000 soldiers it found to be mentally ill
after World War II, according to historical research by the
Wall Street Journal.
- The police chief in Durham, North Carolina
claims a teenager who died in custody last month shot himself
while handcuffed in a squad car, something the chief pointed out
has “happened in other jurisdictions”.
- A detective with the Arizona state police
resigned after uncovering that she was in the country
illegally; she says her parents had told her she was born in the US
but that she was actually born in Mexico.
- George H.W. Bush joined
Twitter this week, already accumulating more than 70,000 followers
with just one tweet.
- The fake sign language interpreter from the Nelson Mandela
memorial, who had previously fake signed for the ANC, says he was
hallucinating, while officials say they can’t track down the
owners of the company they hired him through.
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